Monthly Archives: February 2010

Meedan, a fresh alternative to Memri?

Good news: the launch of Meedan, “an Arabic-English forum using Machine Translation with expert corrections”.

According to a report at the Guardian, the new site will “steer clear of controversial subjects”, which is the diametric opposite of Memri’s approach of seeking out what can be misinterpreted, and duly misinterpreting.

See also MideastWire, and Brian Whitaker’s review of it here.